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January 2020

GLI voices support for scholarship tax credit legislation

This week, GLI urged lawmakers in Frankfort to make 2020 the year that the General Assembly establishes a scholarship tax credit program in Kentucky. A long-time GLI education and workforce development priority, a scholarship tax credit program would significantly increase the number of educational options available to Kentucky families and…

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Key GLI-backed expungement bill filed in the Kentucky House

A top GLI-priority bill that will help remove barriers to workforce participation has been filed in the House of Representatives. House Bill 327, sponsored by Representative Kevin Bratcher (R-Louisville), would allow courts to automatically expunge a charge from an individual’s record that results in an acquittal or dismissal. The bill…

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Sarah Davasher-Wisdom Annual Meeting Remarks

This is a big night for GLI. Not only are we celebrating the success of the chamber and our honorees tonight, but the evening marks a change in leadership. As the first person to hire in a month after Kent, I’ve been able to work with him and execute on…

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KYGA20: Third Week Wrap-up

The 2020 session of the Kentucky General Assembly came to the end of its third week on Friday, completing the 13th day of this long sixty-day, budget session. While bill introductions were steady and bills moved in the process, legislative activity seemed unusually slow given the passing of the filing…

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JCPS Academies of Louisville Partnership: Southern High School and C&S Machine Manufacturing

The Academies of Louisville at JCPS launched in fall 2017 with a mission to evolve public high school education by equipping students with the skills and 21st-century know-how needed to thrive in an ever-changing global economy. Read more about the partnership between Southern High School and C&S Machine Manufacturing below!…

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UPS: Holiday Lou-gistics at World Port

Millions of packages found their way onto doorsteps in December. You may have ordered a new Smart phone or that ugly Christmas sweater. UPS Worldport; world’s largest automated sorting facility, plays a significant role in making that happen. Total of 18,000 local UPS employees (UPSers) are key to that success….

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Indiana Senate Committee approves pregnant workers bill

Indiana took an important first step this afternoon in encouraging workforce participation and providing important guidance for employers with workers impacted by pregnancy. With support from GLI, Members of the Senate Committee on Family and Children Services approved legislation that would outline reasonable accommodations for pregnant workers. GLI testified in…

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Annual Meeting Recap: Kicking Off The Year of Leadership, Honoring Community Leaders, GLI Welcomes New President & CEO, Executive Committee & Board Members

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (January 23, 2020) – Tonight, Greater Louisville Inc., the Metro Chamber of Commerce, held its annual business meeting, presented by Baird. The voting Board confirmed the Executive Committee’s Dec. 16, 2019 nomination of GLI Chief Operating Officer and Chief of Staff Sarah Davasher-Wisdom, to succeed Kent Oyler as…

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GLI Board Welcomes New President & CEO, Executive Committee & Board Members

Greater Louisville Inc., the Metro Chamber of Commerce, held its annual business meeting, presented by Baird. The voting Board confirmed the Executive Committee’s Dec. 16, 2019 nomination of GLI Chief Operating Officer and Chief of Staff Sarah Davasher-Wisdom, to succeed Kent Oyler as GLI’s president and CEO. Davasher-Wisdom is the…

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KYGA20: Second WEEK WRAP-UP

The second week of the 2020 session of the Kentucky General Assembly came to an end on Friday closing out the ninth legislative day of this long, sixty-day budget session. The tempo of legislative activity picked up last week with the first committee hearings, passage of bills on the floor…

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